Sjögren's syndrome: can it be the cause of your dry eyes and mouth?

World Sjögren’s Day is observed on July 23

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21/07/23 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Diseases

Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease discovered in the 1930s by a Swedish physician named Henrik Sjögren. The patients described by the physician were all women, experienced dry eyes and dry mouth, and many also suffered from arthritis. The condition affects millions around the world. In the US alone, one to four million suffer from it, and nine out of 10 of those patients are indeed women.

In this gallery, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Sjögren's syndrome. Click on to learn all about this autoimmune disease.

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